Just Name It and Claim It

I know the heart behind “name and it claim it.” I believe it’s honorable. I want to be counted in the Hall of Faith alongside Abraham “who believed and it was attributed as righteousness.” But, y’all, the direct words of God spoke the impossible to him and made it happen. I believe that’s happening today because God has chosen and spoken to specific individuals that what He has said will ultimately fulfill His purpose for them and give Him glory in this world. However, just because it’s what I want doesn’t mean I’ll get it. My not getting may actually be what he uses to fulfill His plan for me and get the most glory from.

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Though I Don’t Know, I Know

There’s this angst that curls up in my chest anytime I desire to badly know something the Lord has not revealed to me and I fear the result may not be the one I desire. Who will I marry? Will this workout? Will telling the truth make them hate me? How do I know this is the right choice? Are they really my friends? I can’t believe I did that. What do they think of me now? Am I worthy? Will things ever work out? Am I the right person for this? Am I walking down the path you desire? What am I doing with my life?

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